On the 9th of July, the DC Chapter of the global Extinction Rebellion movement marched on the US Capitol to support a climate emergency resolution introduced by Sen Bernie Sanders and Rep Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. Capitol Police repeated pushed them to the sidewalk and created a safety hazard by raising one of the steel vehicle barriers on an access road at the last second as protesters marched in. As protesters prepared to leave one was detained or arrested by Capitol Police. Protesters even had difficult disengaging Capitol Police as they left to load up the artwork and depart for a nearby pub. It seemed the pigs just didn't want to let go.